Help in Portuguese

verb to help in portuguese conjugation - in the present: eu ajudo / você ajuda / ele ajuda / nós ajudamos / eles ajudam - in the past: eu ajudei / você ajudou / ele ajudou / nós ajudamos / eles ajudaram

Hello guys! Do you know how to say help me in Portuguese? Well, today we will learn more about everything related to help in Portuguese, including expressions, conjugation and more!

Conjugate Help in Portuguese

In order to make sure that you can ask for help in Portuguese and help other people when you come to Brazil to learn Portuguese, let’s check out the conjugation of the verb ajudar:


PresentPast SimpleImperfect Past
Eu ajudoEu ajudeiEu ajudava
Você ajudaVocê ajudouVocê ajudava
Ele/Ela ajudaEle/Ela ajudouEle/Ela ajudava
Nós ajudamosNós ajudamosNós ajudávamos
Vocês ajudamVocês ajudaramVocês ajudavam
Eles/Elas ajudamEles ajudaramEles/Elas ajudavam
Past pluperfect simplePast pluperfect composed
Eu ajudaraEu tinha ajudado
Você ajudaraVocê tinha ajudado
Ele/Ela ajudaraEle/Ela tinha ajudado
Nós ajudáramosNós tínhamos ajudado
Vocês ajudaramVocês tinham ajudado
Eles/Elas ajudaramEles/Elas tinham ajudado


Ajude vocêNão ajude você
Ajude ele/elaNão ajude ele/ela
Ajudemos nósNão ajudemos nós
Ajudem vocêsNão ajudem vocês
Ajudem eles/elasNão ajudem eles/elas


PresentImperfect PastFuture
Que eu ajudeSe eu ajudasseQuando você ajudar
Que você ajudeSe você ajudasseQuando você nadar
Que ele/ela ajudeSe ele/ela ajudasseQuando ele/ela ajudar
Que nós ajudemosSe nós ajudássemosQuando nós ajudarmos
Que vocês ajudemSe vocês ajudassemQuando vocês ajudarem
Que eles/elas ajudemSe eles/elas ajudassemQuando eles ajudarem

Other Tenses

Personal InfinitiveGerundParticiple
Para ajudar euAjudandoAjudado
Para ajudar você
Para ajudar ele/ela
Para ajudarmos nós
Para ajudarem vocês
Para ajudarem eles/elas

Asking for Help in Portuguese

The word ajuda means help in Portuguese. If you want someone to help you with something, you can say:

Por favor, você pode me ajudar?
Please, can you help me?

Será que você poderia me ajudar?
Excuse me, could you help me?

Offering Help in Portuguese

You can also offer help to others, as an example:

Com licença, posso te ajudar?
Excuse me, can I help you?

Com licença, você precisa de alguma ajuda?
Excuse me, do you need any help?

Expression for Help in Portuguese

Ready to know more ways to say Help in Portuguese? Have you ever heard the expression Dar uma mãozinha? And pedir uma mãozinha? Watch our video and learn with us!

And now? Do you know the meaning of dar/pedir uma mãozinha? By all means dar/pedir uma mãozinha is a way of asking for Help in Portuguese. Do you need uma mãozinha to learn Portuguese

Generally people say that when you help others you surely are helping yourself, so go offer some help now that you know how to say help in Portuguese and make the world a better place.

That’s it guys! Thanks for reading our Dica on asking for Help in Portuguese and its expressions. Before you leave be sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel by clicking here! We hope that you’ll enjoy learning some of the expressions and the Portuguese of Brazil.

See you next week then!
Hugs from Rio de Janeiro!

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